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Gloria Kim

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B: in Seoul, South Korea

Gloria Ui Young Kim has a degree in English Lit from the University of Toronto and worked as a journalist at Maclean’s. She attended Ryerson: Image Arts and the 2008 Canadian Film Centre’s Director’s Lab. Her short film, Rock Garden: A Love Story was described by Atom Egoyan as “absolutely beautiful.” It won numerous prizes including the CBC Canadian Reflections Award. Her CBC film, The Auction premiered at the 2010 Sprockets TIFF, and won Best Short Film, the Audience Choice Award: 2012 WIFT Short Film Showcase and Children’s Jury Prize at the Seattle Film Festival for Children. Her screenplay for Queen of the Morning Calm won the 2016 WIDC Feature Film Award. We list her credits as a Director first.

Also see: Making Queen of the Morning Calm.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Partial Selves (2000, documentary, short)
Rock Garden: A Love Story (2007, short)

The Auction (2010, short)
Why Do I Dance? (2012, short)
Flamenco Movie (2015, short)
Queen of the Morning Calm (2019)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Rock Garden: A Love Story (2007, short)

The Auction (2010, short)
Flamenco Movie (2015, short)
Queen of the Morning Calm (2019)

Credits as a Producer:
Rock Garden: A Love Story (2007, short)

The Auction (2010, short)
Flamenco Movie (2015, short)
Queen of the Morning Calm (2019)